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? kelly cobiella files a reporter's notebook. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news." i'm margaret brennan. hurricane susan is churning its way up the east coast this evening, headed for landfall in the mid-atlantic region early next week, and a rendezvous with a wintry storm system from the west. here's the latest. sandy has already killed at least 58 people in the caribbean. a state of emergency has now been declared in nine states and the district of columbia. we have a team of correspondents standing by, and we begin with our hurricane consultant david bernard at our miami station wfor. >> reporter: good evening, margaret. not much change on the storm in intensity or the expected track. latest from the national hurricane center puts sandy at 75-mile-per-hour storm, 345 miles south of cape hatteras, north carolina, moving to the northeast at 13. based on that track, the best chance for significant windses, 58 miles per hour or greater, are going to be in the area along the jersey shore, right into the new york city metropolitan area, and when we talk about signifi
of the homeless around, step-by-step. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news." >> glor: good evening, i'm jeff glor. hurricane sandy is roughly 400 miles off north carolina tonight threatening up to 60 million on the east coast. here is the latest: 65 people across the caribbean are dead. airlines have canceled more than 6,000 flights. amtrak has canceled all trains along the northeast corridor monday. hundreds of thousands are evacuating coastal areas. ten states have declared a state of emergency. we have a team of correspondents tracking the storm tonight and we begin with our hurricane consultant david bernard at wfor in miami. david, parts of the coast already seeing the effects of sandy. what happens over the next 24 hours? >> reporter: jeff, it's a big storm and when we take a look at the clouds and radar together, they have been getting hammered in eastern north carolina and virginia, with big rains across the coast causing plenty of flooding. that is just the beginning of the rain and just the beginning of the wind. tonight the tropical storm force winds along the co
. a squirrel in midair. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening. this will be an angst weekend. a hurricane from the caribbean and an arctic weather system from the west have started joining forces to create what could be a superstorm. hurricane sandy is about 400 miles south-southeast of charleston, south carolina, moving north. tropical storm watches and warnings are up from florida to north carolina. the surf is up already in south florida. landfall is expected early next week between virginia and southern new england. 64 million people are in harm's way. more than 40 have been killed in the caribbean. we have two reports tonight. first, meteorologist david bernard in miami, our cbs news hurricane consultant, and david, two questions: where and when? >> well, the latest, scott, is that sandy is a 75 mile per hour hurricane, as you mentioned, and it's slowed down its movement. let's look at this 5:00 advisory moving to the north at seven. i think that's just temporary as it looks like the hurricane will pick up the pace tonight and
>>> welcome to "cbs this morning." as daylight arrives on the west coast, much of the east coast is getting to see the full devastation of super storm sandy. the massive storm is blamed for at least 18 deaths at least 7.5 million utility customers have lost power in 16 states and washington, d.c. >>> it is estimated that sandy has cause edd $10 to $20 billion in damage, making it one of the most expensive storms in america american history. financial markets are closed again because of the storm. here in new york city, the subway system could be closed for days because of historic flooding. our correspondents are on the ground across the east covering the impact of superstorm sandy. >>> we begin our coverage in hard-hit new york city. president obama has just declared a state of emergency in new york and new jersey. jim axelrod is at battery park in manhattan, which was inundated with water. jim, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, charlie. high tide has come here. at least in this part of battery park, the water is not threatening to come over the wall,
already packing trains and buses to get into the city. we have live team coverage. cbs 5 reporter anne makovec on the left with beefed up patrols for the rowdy fans but first we kick it off with cate caugiran along the parade route with people already staking out seats for the parade. isn't that right? i can see them behind you. >> reporter: you think we wake up early? true giants fans wake up earlier than us. people are already lining up on market street where the parade route will begin so they have been here and ready for it and so has the city. the city has been setting up. you can take a look they have been working nonstop to set up the big stage for our world series champs at the civic center plaza. giants president larry baer, bruce bochy, pablo sandoval will be given speeches. bay area transit groups have been hard at work with all hands on deck. they have been advising fans along with giants pride to be patient today. >> we have all hands on deck. we're not holding anything back. we're going to have every, single train that's available starting at 4 a.m. until the end of servi
>>> good morning. it our viewers in the west it is monday october 29 2012. welcome to cbs "this morning." hurricane sandy gets stronger as it slams the east coast. 50 million people are in its path. >> the super storm is bringing rain, snow powerful winds, and the potential for devastating flooding. we'll check on the bad conditions expected from maryland to maine. >>> also, the impact on travel around the world and how sandy is affecting the presidential campaign. >> we begin this morning with a look at today's eye opener your world in 90 seconds. >> this is a serious and big storm. you need to take this seriously. >> the east coast braces as hurricane sandy gets set to strike. >> the 900 mile super storm expected to make landfall in new jersey tonight. >> don't be studentid. idstupid. go to higher ground. >> this storm will affect 50 million people in 14 states. >> more than 7,200 flights pcanceled in the northeast. >> there's a mandatory evacuation. >> new york city all but shut down. there is no mass transit. >> i don't want to stay because i value my life
and businesses still without power, down from 8.5 million at the worst. the total cost could hit $50 billion. cbs reporter ines ferre is in new york where the city is beginning to bustle again. >> reporter: new yorkers are trying to regain a sense of normalcy. they are trying to restore power and mass transit. >>> reporter: the storm moved away from the shore but the devastation left behind is obvious. homes devastated or destroyed, boats tossed ashore. >> very difficult day. >> reporter: the national guard spent the day rescuing stranded residents in moonachie and little ferry, new jersey. tidal surge up the hackensack river pushed five feet of water into the two towns in just 45 minutes. >> within a matter of minutes where the basements are completely flooded. we're just waiting for this rescue. >> reporter: president obama will tour the devastation in new jersey today. >> the most important message i have for them is that america is with you. >> reporter: it could take days or weeks to restore power to the 8 million people who lost electricity. >> how are you going to stop water? >> reporter:
the presidential race, the candidates campaign in the final days to the election. >>> this is the "cbs morning news" for thursday, november 1, 2012. >>> good morning. good to be with you. i'm terrell brown. recovery is slow going for millions of people affected by sandy and the superstorm is not done yet. storm remnants triggered flood watch warnings from northern new england and mid-atlantic states. winter storm warnings for central appalachians and flooding advisories across the lower great lakes. 74 people have been killed by the mega storm at one point. 60 million people were without power. it's fallen to 40 million people. and back up batteries and generate ors are failing knocking out one in five cell phone towers. here's a timeline video of how some 650,000 new yorkers lost power. the storm rolled in. you see the freedom tower on the right. night falls. the sub station explodes. lower manhattan is plunged into darkness. mayor bloomberg said could it be days before power is restored. >> reporter: good morning. i'm standing in front of the entrance to new york's fdr drive. this is one of the a
. >> danielle nottingham, cbs news, the white house. >> unemployment is sure to be one of the hot topics as the candidates swing through the battleground of virginia in the last few days before the election president obama is scheduled to hold a rally in bristol tomorrow night with former president bill cline toned and singer dave matthews. mitt romney will be in fairfax monday at george mason university. >>> a judge heard argument today over policy for poll workers. both parties have poll watchers and they are typically there to answer any questions voters have about what's on the ballot. a ruling is expected before tuesday, election day. >>> the most recent polls show the senate race between george allen and tim kaine too close to call in virginia. a survey just wednesday by roanoke college gives allen a five-point edge but another poll released the same day by cbs news, the "new york times," and quinn anyipiac university was also released. tim kaine revved up the crowd. a relationship kaine's opponent, george allen is trying to portray as bad thing. >> we want those dreamers. >> repor
at the worst. the total cost could be $50 billion. cbs reporter ines ferre is in new york where the recovery is under way. >> reporter: the storm has moved from the shore but devastation is obvious. homes buried or destroyed, boats toss add shore. >> very difficult day. >> reporter: the national guard spent the day rescuing new jersey residents. a tidal surge up the hackensack river pushed water up in a matter of minutes. >> within a matter of minutes the basement was flooded. we are just waiting for the rescue. >> reporter: president obama will tour the devastation in new jersey today. >> the most important message i have for them is that america's with you. >> reporter: it could take days or weeks to restore power to the 8 million people who lost electricity. >> how are you going to stop water? >> reporter: in new york some subway lines and tunnels are still flooded. officials say it could be days before the trains are running again. signs of life are returning not far away from me, the new york stock exchange will be back running this morning. traders say it's important to show the world
shrum of the the "daily beast." john fund of the "national review." and cbs news political director, john dickerson. here comes the storm because this is "face the nation." captioning sponsored by cbs from cbs news in washington, "face the nation" with bob schieffer. >> schieffer: and good morning again. welcome to "face the nation." and if there were not enough political and weather news, add this-- an earthquake that measures a magnitude of 7.7 has taken place off the coast of western canada. no injuries or damage reported so far there. so we're going to start with the big storm up the east coast of the united states, hurricane sandy. for that, we go to chief meteorologist david bernard from our miami, florida, station wfor. dave, tell us what you know. >> reporter: all right, good morning, bob. all right the weather is starting to affect the mid-atlantic states and the outer banks of north carolina. we can see sandy's rain bands already spreading well inland. this is a massive storm so the weather is going downhill today for the entire east coast. now, this is the wind field fore
-benz financial services. kevin: tonight on cbs begins with "60 minutes." [the captioning on this program is provided as an independent service of the national captioning institute, inc., which is solely responsible for the accurate and complete transcription of program content. cbs, its parent and affiliated companies, and their respective agents and divisions are not responsible for the accuracy or completeness of any transcription or for any errors in transcription.] [captioning made possible by cbs sports, a division of cbs broadcasting, inc.] kevin: no time-outs for the kansas city chiefs. second and 8 for carson palmer. a couple of touchdown passes today. mcfadden over 100 yards on the ground adding to the total. carving his way to the 16. picking up four right there. jackson around his ankles. had toe see this one more time. since 1940 -- i mean, that is a jaw-dropping eye-popping note. solomon: there's brian daigle, the offensive coordinator, standing next to matt cassel. that's not one you want on your resume. i'm just saying. kevin: i have to tell you. the optimism for this team
analysts say it could take another week. ines ferre for cbs news, new york. >> half of the gas stations in that entire area are closed. that's due to lack of power, the gas trucks can't reach the stations either the refill -- to refill the tanks when they're empty. >>> service along amtrak is slowly returning to normal along the northeast corridor but still no service to new york city. amtrak is attempting to have the service to the city restored by friday. the removal of water under the hudson and east rivers is continuing and any track repairs which may be needed are expected to happen today. a schedule for friday trains is also expected to be released later today. >>> there is an urgent call from the red cross for blood donations in the wake of the storm. about 300 blood drives were canceled because of sandy across the country. if you're interested in helping keep up supplies contact the american red cross. and sandy caused a lot of devastation and can there are people -- and there are people up can down the coast who northeast -- and down the coast who need help. here at wusa9 we're
>> good morning. it is tuesday, october 30, 2012. welcome to cbs "this morning." welcome to "cbs this morning." super storm sandy leads a path of destruction. the death toll continues to rise. billions in damages. and millions remain without power. >> officials say it could take weeks to recover from the mid atlantic to the midwest. and it is not over yet. >> new jersey governor chris christie with us. our john miller is live in the nypd emergency command center. >> we begin this morning with a look at today's eye opener your world in 90 seconds. >> we knew this would be a great dangerous storm and the storm met our expectations. >> new york city is under sea right now. >> storm of the century. >> sandy slams into the northeast leaving millions ofle without power. at least 16 people dead. >> damage estimates are in the billions up and down the east coast. water rushing into the battery tunnel as well as lower manhattan. >> massive fire already decide dozens of homes in queens. >> nyu hospital forced to evacuate. everybody is rolling up their leaves and pi
captioning funded by cbs and ford-- built for the road ahead. >> why are we making less? my family can't afford another four years like this. >> pelley: in randolph county, there's no escaping the second election since the great recession. nonstop, the tv promises a better day or warns of a worse one. folks around here have seen a lot of both. ( whistle blowing ) are we headed for recession or recovery? we went to the historic swing state of north carolina to find out. >> simon: the prosecution says you're a con man, a thief. what do you say to that? barry landau pulled off the single largest theft of historic artifacts in the united states: thousands of items, including signed documents by george washington, thomas jefferson, francis scott key, and mark twain. and for 20th century buffs... >> one third of a nation... >> simon: ...f.d.r.'s copy of his 1937 inaugural address. all of these were found in landau's apartment? >> all of these documents were seized from mr. landau's apartment in new york city. >> i love you, guy. i love you. >> who has a bigger moustache? hey, there's a g
information on how the aftermath turned violent later this morning. cbs 5. >> not all the celebrations in san francisco turned violent. this was the reaction at civic center plaza. thousands of fans gathered to watch the game together. the crowd went wild when the giants finished the sweep of the tigers. >> feels good. 3 years, you know what it is. >> we did it! yeah! . >> oh, my god this is amazing. we deserved this win . this is great. go giants! . >> it was a late night. there were fire works in san francisco. another place fans gathered. hundreds of people gathered there for a peaceful celebration. >> for the first time in the world series the giants had to come from behind believe it or not last night. they were tied up in the 10th. ryan on second base. and who else but marco delivered a 2 out hit. surgio took care of the tigers in the bottom of the 10th. the giants hold on for the 4 game sweep winning 4-3. what a night. giants are scheduled to arrive at sfo. i don't think they went to bed, 3:00 this afternoon. celebrations will continue through wednesday when san francisco hosts a parad
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possible by worldwide pants, inc., and the cbs television network.] >>> new tonight on 9news and washington guardian probe has uncovered $6 billion in what could be tax dollars gone to waste. >> investigative reporter says some of it is already six-feet under, literally. >> reporter: until now, official estimates on waste within the stimulus program had been put on by about $11 million. but that's nothing compared to the questionable spending we'd found. to get it you would have to multiply that number by about 600 times. just to get on the same spread sheet buried in department after department and underground. it's possible that you might find some of the people under these historic headstones, that they got some of the dollars after they were buried. our probe found a report of v.a. checks being paid out using social security numbers of dead americans. the unknown dead monument has a definitive link to the spending too. we are tracking the money sent to maintain this century-old maryland monument and others across the country paid out as a part of the 2009 economic stimulus package. but
. the holland tunnel has reopened for commercial vehicles and buses. cbs news, staten island, new york. >>> now a bit more on that canceled marathon. the folks who were helping with the race have shifted their focus. now they're helping out of town runners who no longer need their hotel rooms to donate those rooms to families who have been displaced by the storm. we want to know what you think. was new york city right by canceling that marathon? a lot of folks had already gone up there if they were going to do that shouldn't it have been done days ago? drop us a line, mailbag@wusa9.com. we may get to your comments on the air monday evening. >>> okay, how does $50 for five gallons of gas sound? well, that is what some drivers in seaside heights, new jersey are paying, and that's after they went in line for four hours. more than a million people across the state are still without power, and that means no heat and the temperatures are going down. we take a live look outside right now. our own temperatures are none too warm. topper in the weather center. what can we expect? >> it's going to be chil
states for president obama before election day. tara mergener for cbs news, the white house. >>> goor romney pls to be back on the campaign trail today with a swing through florida. >>> early voting in the 2012 election was suspended for two days because of sandy. it will resume today in maryland at 8:00 a.m. and run until 9:00 p.m. and will be conducted in maryland until friday of this week. in the district meanwhile, early voting will also resume today and run through saturday. the hours in d.c. are 8:30 a.m. until 9:00 at night. >>> residents in new york and new jersey begin the long process of cleaning up after sandy. >> while communities here in our region try to recover from flooding and downed trees. stay with us. 9news now returns in two minutes. that could improve conditions and help end poverty. yet it's been largely ignored. that resource is women. in many of the world's poorest communities, women are denied a significant role, so often, their talent and potential remain untapped. i am powerful. i am powerful. i am powerful. i am powerful. i am powerful. i am powerful. i am
from sandy is estimated at $50 billion. randall pinkston, cbs news, stafford township, new jersey. >> now homeowners received some good news, the governors of new york and new jersey say the storm was not classified as a hurricane which means homeowners with insurance will pay less on their deductible after this storm. >>> now today the red cross workers will head to west virginia to help residents affected by massive our outages of the -- power outages as a result of the sandy related snowstorm. in garrett county, maryland, residents are digging out of about two feet of snow. it knocked out power to thousands of families still in the dark right now and governor o'malley toured the county thursday and is promising to mobilize all the resources necessary to help those who need it. >>> national guard troops on the eastern shore in the wake of sandy. crews went door the door rescuing people if their homes and too -- from their homes and troops are going to remain on patrol. they even uneveryoned a couple of caskets. >>> pepco is being praised for its efforts during ask after sandy. 9
this safety is their top priority. here's why. cbs' chip reid is in ocean city covering the storm. he and his camera crew were taken out by a rogue wave. we're told everybody is okay and they were able to save the camera, too, but when bruce johnson and kristin fisher and all our other colleagues out by the beach talk about the significance and the power of that storm and how quickly it can take you, you could see by that video it illustrates that point. >> feet and feet above the other waves. >>> let's talk about power outages which have been going up and up. russ ptacek is checking those us for us with the different utilities. >> just since i last spoke to you, 40,000 more outages. on twitter you'll see these numbers that came out about five minutes ago, 138,000 now without power. bge reporting 66,000, pepco 20,000, dominion -- this is the biggest change -- 43,000 dominion customers without power, novak 1,649, smeco 4,326 and rappahannock about 3,000. let's look at dominion. that is the biggest change. those numbers may have doubled since we last spoke. here is one, this big interesting at
started to resume at some area airports. cbs news, at atlantic city, new jersey. >>> the storm may even impact next week's election. people rushed to maryland's early voting centers last weekend before they were closed because of the storm. today early voting resumes in the state of maryland and d.c. along with in person absentee voting in virginia. maryland governor martin o'malley has extended the deadline for absentee ballot applications until 8:00 tonight for applications received by mail or delivery and 11:59 p.m. for applications received by fax or e-mail. applications should be sent to the local board of elections. >> opening up at 8:00 a.m. on the remaining early voting days, which is earlier than the usual 10:00 a.m., and we will be extending those hours all the way up until 9:00 p.m. >> governor o'malley says that state resources will help to get early voting running again in garrett county. sandy dumped more than 2 feet of snow in some of those areas. >>> police are investigating a fatal pedestrian accident that occurred in germantown. sky 9 was over the scene where a teenage
is to keep up this new way of living for the rest of their lives. cbs news, new york. >> and it is estimated that more than 78 million adults in this country are obese, though it's a tough challenge, indeed. >>> all right, sir, the weather is cold and clammy and it is not going to get any warmer? >> no. we'll take that. but it was kind of late march today and then november, it is kind of like march. high was only 53. average high was 54, well below the average. we'll start with a live look outside. it's the weather cam and a nice night. couple sprinkles that are on their way out. we're down to 51. dew points in the mid-30s. so it will drop, you know, into the 30s and low 40s tonight. relatively chilly. pressure is rising, 2.972. winds are now out of the northwest at 7. which by the way, it's generally a drying wind. here's a look at the radar with a couple sprinkles rolling across montgomery county and all the way across i-95 and the baltimore washington park way. right now we have leftover showers out in fairfax. it is very light and it will be on out of here in the next hour. but a couple
. allison harmalin for cbs news, long beach island, new jersey. >>> nearly a million customers in new jersey have regained power since the storm, but just under 2 million are still without electricity and they are likely to remain in the dark for days. >>> sources close to the penn state sex abuse scandal investigation say former university president graham spanier has been charged. he's accused of perjury and obstruction of justice. spanier was forced to resign last year in the wake of the child sex abuse charges that put former football coach jerry sandusky in prison. it is believed that spanier and other school administrators tried to cover up sandusky's crimes. >>> a search is under way for a man accused of setting homemade explosives at three virginia homes early tuesday. yesterday stafford county investigators identified the suspect as 25-year-old lawrence alan stewd, ii. they say steward was targeting an ex-girlfriend and two local sheriff's deputies in explosions. luckily no one was injured. detectives believe that steward has more explosives in his car which is a red four-d
know wherthey need to be and a new cbs analysis shows obama at 255 electoral votes solid or leaning towards him. 205 electoral votes followed or leaning towards governor romney. 270 electoral votes wins it. so they are campaigning in the same places. >> there are eight battleground states out there that either of these candidates could win. it will come down to who gets their voters to the polls. all about turnout as this race is in absolute dead heat. >> reporter: neither said much new on friday, reacting to the new unemployment report, up .1% with 171,000 new jobs created in october. >> unemployment is higher than when he took office. >> the company has hired more workers in october than at any time in the last eight months. >> reporter: but sometimes this evening, they sounded alike. >> god bless you, god bless the united states of america. >> god bless you. god bless america! >> god bless america adds to something unexpected like hanging chads. this is over in four days. anita? >> don't jinx us, gary. tuesday's weather could play a role in voter turnout. here is topper with a lo
with more traffic at 6:43. back to you guys. >>> time now to welcome the partners at "cbs this morning." >> charlie rose in new york and of course we know you are covering sandy with mass transit. electrical problems. >> you are right, you have listed the problems that we all face. trillions, power outages, disruption of property and some real alarming ways that this storm has done damage. so the latest from this program on when travel will get back to normal. also jim axelrod takes us down inside the city subway station still flooded by two stories of water. the denverration is so bad on new jersey's barrier island many residents won't be allowed back for days, but our own bensy treysy went into a hard hit area. plus jeb bush will be with us when we see you at 7:00 and talk politics. >> thank you. >>> as charlie was saying sandy menaced the east coast closing schools, markets, businesses and transit. >> and it is going to take more than a little time to recover from the wreckage. there are pledges by government officials from the white house, on down, to help overcome this devastation
our sky 9. back with more coming up at 6:43. back to you guys. >>> time now for the partners at "cbs this morning," they are continuing to cover the victims of hurricane sandy. >> that's right. joining us this morning from washington norah o'donnell. what do you have coming up? >> hey, good morning to you mike and jessica. you know there's anger and frustration growing for storm victims facing days without power and hours waiting for gas and what from are calling the mother of all gridlock. it's a mess, plus, inside delta's war room. the airline's secret weapon, how they're working to get the plane back in the air. and then also i don't know you heard about the story but now the urgent search for two highly trained intelligence officers from afghanistan who've now disappeared here in washington. jon miller is on the mystery, he's also going to update us on that story. but that secret service agent who was assigned to the president's detail who has apparently committed suicide. all coming up at 7:00. >> wow. >> interesting story. >> yes. bunch of interesting stories. thanks. >>> and t
report help more, president obama, or perhaps it's mitt romney. we'll be joined live by cbs news' bob schieffer coming up next. keely and bianca thompson. keely, keely, keely and bianca thompson. accokeek. keely's district boxing and youth center. accokeek. >>> we are coming down to the wire, and on the presidential campaign trail, president obama and mitt romney are both targeting undecided voters who may be influenced by today's unemployment report. the jobless rate rose a 10th of a point from 7.8 to 7.9%. it is the highest number an incumbent president has faced on election day since franklin roosevelt. employers added 171,000 new jobs in october. 45,000 more than many analysts anticipated. and the labor department says hiring over the summer was better than previously thought. both president obama and mitt romney campaigned today in the battleground state of ohio. >>> with election day just days away the final push in the presidential race will be the focus of this week's cbs news "face the nation." joining us from new york is the host, bob schieffer. bob, does today's unemploymen
to hurricane watcher meteorologist david bernard at our cbs miami station, w.f.o.r.-tv. good morning, david. >> reporter: good morning, charlie. we have the latest on hurricane sandy. sandy is continuing to move to the northeast at around 10 miles per hour, 75-mile-an-hour winds. no change in the expected intensity or the track. we're still looking for it to cross the mid atlantic coast line or the northeast coast line as far north as long island sound monday night into tuesday morning. that's when some of the worst weather is going to be. that's when the highest chance for significant winds that could cause power outages are going to begin to occur. >> osgood: meteorologist david bernard. thank you. sandy is turning out to be an october surprise for both presidential campaigns. with election day just over a week away, both mitt romney and president obama are canceling appearances and otherwise trying to steer clear of the storm's path. a magnitude 7.7 earthquake rattled the western coast of canada early this morning. there are no reports of casualties or major damage. a tsunami warning tha
be a few more showers by monday. >>> the cbs morning show is next. of course they're going to bring us up to date on what is happening in lower man hattan. -- manhattan. anything left on weather? >> i just want everyone to be aware to keep your distance and keep your speed limit down. >> how wand iard and i will be back in about 15 minutes. have a great day.
of god under their carriage contract and you're essentially on your own. > cbs news travel editor peter reenberg busting that ultimate travel myth, breaking down the four things you need to ow when your travel plans go ust. concern, peter, about price gouging? >> there's a concern a little it about price gouging at some hotels at a time like this but ou're dealing with a loss of upply and demand and the supply isn't there right now. >> l l's take it to the poor folks already stranded in the airports, peter. what are some survival tips for hem? >> get food while you can, hydrate yourself, get a good ook and find out where there is wifi access because that will be your means of communication. > when you do rebook, baggage, would it b be smart to not check bag in this case? >> it's smart to not check a ag in any case, especially ow, especially if you have a connecting flight because your bag may not get to where you eed to go. >> what's the final tip, peter? >> most major airlines reap on your ticket without penalty or cancel your flight without any ind of penalty at all or ebook it until
's latest on cbs this morning. hi, gayle. >> hi, matt and andrea. sandy has left behind a lot of problems. neighborhoods swallowed up by sand. heavy snow piling up in the mountains. we'll show you the most compelling images from the areas hardist hit by sandy. we'll take you inside united central to see how the airlines are working to get the flights on track. 20 fragile newborns are among hundreds of patients evacuated from a crippled hospital. we check in on the babies in need of special care. look at that baby's face. those stories and more when we see you at 7:00. >> thank you, gayle. we'll be watching. >>> the potomac river is expected to experience its worst flooding in 16 years because of hurricane sandy. >> ko im is live in alexandria, virginia with the very latest there. good morning, ko. >> reporter: good morning, matt and andrea, monika, by the way, i think it's the joker running around the newsroom. we don't see anyone in halloween costumes in old town right now. it's pretty quiet. no rain coming down but later you may need the rain boots if you're walking around because we co
the race is a virtual tie. danielle noddingham, cbs news, the white house. >> today, the new york city mayor in the thick of the storm recovery, endorsed president obama, pointing to the president's leadership on climate change. >>> well, a 4-year-old little girl in colorado, so tired of hearing about this election, that it actually drove her to tears. they were listening on tuesday on their way to the grocery store when the little girl started to tear up. here's what she said when the mom said why are you crying? >> i'm tired. i'm tired of barack obama and mitt romney. >> that's why you're crying? oh, it will be over soon, okay? the election will be over soon, okay? >> yay. >> heck, i feel like crying too. they said sorry we made you cry about barack obama and mitt romney. the note went on to say that we must confess that the campaign has gone long enough for us too. keep telling ourselves only a few more days. only a few more days. only a few more days. >> let's be real if they are running for president and they had their way, they are probably tired of hearing these ads too. >> yeah
to parse all the categories. i think it is interesting that romney in the last cbs/times poll, polled better in terms of people who were more confident about handling the economy and the deficit which are the one and two areas of concern among likely voters. now, that's pretty interesting that the person who has the lead in those things is behind in the polls. and it shows i think the big problem for romney now is where will a new gust of momentum come from. he needs one. there's a jobs report on friday. that could conceivably be it. what if it's not. and now you have a kind of desperate lob grenade, try to find something that connects because the president -- >> peanut butter give. >> the president gets to engage on the campaign. he gets to be doing his job, to be a very serious person, going to see the damage in new jersey, seeing what he can do. it really is a big problem for romney right now. >> initially nothing for romney to do himself. i mean nobody cares what mitt romney thinks about the storm recovery in new jersey. it's very challenging position for him. >> what do we think
the prospect of yet another spell of bad weather. guy at cbs today asked me how i'm doing. i told him considering everything i'm just fine. and i meant it. one other necessary observation here. props and love to pepco. a while back i beat up on its president thomas graham after their sorry response to a storm. well, you guys surely did get it right this time. to tom graham and all the rest of pepco, way tgo. >>> charlie rose: will you endorse president obama? colin powell: yes. when he took over we were in one of the... worst recessions we had seen in recent times... close to a depression. and i saw, over the next several years, stabilization... come back in the financial community. housing is starting to pick up. the president saved the auto industry. and the actions he's taken with respect to... protecting us from terrorism have been very, very solid. and so, i think we ought to keep on the track that we are on. president obama: i'm barack obama and... i approve this message. would ban all abortions and contraception seemed a bit extreme. so i looked into it. turns out, romney doesn
. >> the officer is out of the hospital this evening and has cbs cut wounds. the police have not attacked the man who followed a police officer. >>> state police say an officer shot and killed 17-year-old boy after the teenager tried to attack the officer with a knife. the shooting happened this morning near the faulkier and sfford county lines. deputies from both counties were called to the scene to investigate a possible dui. virginia state police are now investigating as a request of both sheriff's offices. >>> dominion finished restoring customers their power last night. hundreds of crews started leaving for new jersey today and 1500 people are going. they're taking between 20250 bucket trucks. dominion has underground line crews in new york city and helping to restore power in lower manhattan. >>> to the latest on super storm send, the long cleanup and recovering process continues in new york. the death toll rises to 39. countless homes completely destroyed and some, as you can see, reduced to rubble. widespread power outages carrying into the weekend and some really long lines for gasoline
. every single tv show that's based in new york city airing on nbc, abc and cbs and several cable networks have halted production since sunday including all of the late night comedy shows. over 20 shows in all. all braid way shows have been canceled until further notice. a couple of major movies also stopped because of the storm. >> bill: movie theatres, do they just shut down? >> a lot of movie theatres shut down too. people wouldn't go out. >> that's a good point. i didn't think about that. i didn't even think about trying to go out to a movie theatre yesterday. >> martin sheen an avid obama supporter had harsh words for mitt romney in a new interview with the huffing "the huffington post." he said romney is nothing but arrogant, a successful businessman who does not have a clue what 99% of the people are going through. on romney's debate performance sheen said mr. romney showed his rear end there using a different word. how stupid he is referring to the old phrase arrogance is ignorance matured. >> bill: wow.
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relief. the race looks as tight as ever, but new polls out this morning from "the new york times" and cbs, show that president obama has ever-so-slight leads in the three biggest battleground states of florida, virginia, and ohio. >> jon, thanks very much. >>> back to josh with other top stories. >> we're going to begin with wall street reopening this morning after the first two-day closure caused by weather since the year 1888. many wall street firms face big problems with flooding and power and just with getting their employees to work today. critics say the exchanges are no better prepared for emergencies now than they were before the attacks of 9/11. >>> and some experts now say the economic toll from hurricane sandy could top $30 billion because of all the lost business. that doesn't actually include the physical damage and the extent of it. >>> meantime, concerns over more frequent floods and extreme weather have prompted new york's governor to say the state should consider building a levee system or other barriers to protect wall street and all of lower manhattan. >>> meanwhile, in
% obama, 45% rrm. virginia, 49% obama, 47% rrm. that is from the cbs quinnipiac poll. let's start with you on this, congressman. the good news is that the president's lead is shrinking. we've seen it go down dramatically in those battleground states. the bad news, though, is that he is ahead. even if it's a squeaker. >> i think there are a couple of things to think about on this. number one, volunteers who are knocking on doors of those who have not voted yet come back with a very different message than what you're getting in the polls. for the president, the fact that there are still undecideds and the independents seem to be breaking toward mitt romney, that is not good news for him. it shows the momentum is definitely with mitt romney. people want change. they want action on day one. and they've been presented a very clear choice between the president and mitt romney. >> do you have any concern that in a state like yours and states further south they'll go for romney by these overwhelming margin margins, are you concerned that obama will win the popular vote, romney will win the elector
, abc,cbs, the national security media, foreign policy media has done a pretty good job of this. it's a question of is it going to affect the election in time or is it going to be something that sort of drips out more substantially after the election? >> gretchen: isn't that important, david? isn't it important for americans to know the answers before they vote for president of the united states? >> well, it is. but it's not realistic to know all the answers. >> gretchen: why? >> because there is a lot of players that have to be looked at, and frankly, as was mentioned, no administration is going to be anxious to try to be able to uncover all of this. >> gretchen: shouldn't that infuriate americans, that any administration wouldn't want to get answers out? >> i would be infuriated just by all of the statements made that have been patently untrue. jay carney said on september 14, we have no information that this is a planned attack. that's not true. susan rice said on september 16 that this was spontaneous. that was not true. and they knew it was not true at the time. so those are t
's trying to outrun sandy. let's put it like that. we'll hear from c.b. right before 7:00. >> we'll see you soon, keith. >>> thanks, guys. >>> time right now is 6:3 9. good morning. everybody. >>> keep it here. >>> tracking sandy now. the system is a category 1 hurricane with winds of 75 miles per hour, inching closer and closer to seaside communities along the east coast. right now residents from ocean city to new york city are on alert to see where this system will make landfall. hurricane sandy is causing concern with election day a little more than a week away. >> candidates are cancelling events and the storm could impact early voting. "meet the press" moderator david gregory joins us now. good morning. >> good morning. >> we want to start off with the itinerary. it's shaking things up. >> both campaigns are watching closely, cancelling some events in our area, anywhere along the east coast. and as you say, early voting could be impacted and could even get the effects of it obviously into ohio which could be a concern. the president -- as the president has to think about his presence i
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